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Winding Creek and Lower Cockle Creek Flood Study

Cockle Creek has a catchment area of approximately 109 square kilometres and is located at the northern end of Lake Macquarie at Boolaroo on the Central Coast. Cockle Creek has five main tributaries: Winding Creek, Brush Creek, Cocked Hat Creek, Flaggy Creek and Burkes Creek. Winding Creek is the tributary that has been the most developed for urban usage with the town of Cardiff straddling its banks.

The key objective of this Flood Study is to develop a suitable hydrologic/hydraulic modelling system that can be used to assist Lake Macquarie City Council in defining the flood behaviour, flood levels and extents and subsequently can be used to assess the effects of flood mitigation works in a later Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan.

Additional Information

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Title Winding Creek and Lower Cockle Creek Flood Study
Publication Date 29 June 2017
Themes Land and Resource Management
Spatial Extent
Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors
Council/LGA Lake Macquarie City Council
Author/ Prepared by WMAwater
Publish date 19 July 2019
Update date 19 July 2019
Approval State Approved
Submitted for approval 19 July 2019
Submitted by Akhil Sud
Approved 19 July 2019
Approved by dstazic
Identifier 383e95ec-7cd1-4904-919d-a9c71c635931